FreeBSD : squid -- Denial of Service vulnerability in HTCP (81d9dc0c-1988-11df-8e66-0019996bc1f7)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Squid security advisory 2010:2 reports :

Due to incorrect processing Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service
attack when receiving specially crafted HTCP packets.

This problem allows any machine to perform a denial of service attack
on the Squid service when its HTCP port is open.

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2010_2.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?e3d0a63f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44601 (freebsd_pkg_81d9dc0c198811df8e660019996bc1f7.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0639

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